Sunday telegraph internet dating
Instead it only lets you match with people who share your mutual friends - and it shows you a new ‘batch’ of users every day.
As the internet plays an ever greater part in our social lives, with sites such as Facebook helping us to keep in touch with our friends, it's inevitable that we also use it to help us run our love lives as well.
But the app has fallen in popularity compared to Tinder, and the fact that you can receive messages from anyone - without matching first - means that your inbox can quickly become clogged with sleaze. It matches you with people based on your location and a shared interest in music.
It can import your favourite tunes from your smartphone or and does the hard work for you by collating matches.
It's lunchtime and lawyer Jane Kelly is busy tapping away at her laptop in a crowded City sandwich bar.
' Everybody's doing it – even some of my mother's friends." According to the dating site Parship ( seven million Britons, half of all single people, will log on to find love this year.Parship matches people using "a scientific personality test", while e Harmony ( offers "a patented compatibility matching system".Whatever your interests, there's bound to be a site for you: Muddy Matches ( for anyone who leads a welly boot lifestyle); Classical Partners ( for those who believe that music is the food of love); a website for pet lovers ( and, of course, the Telegraph's own dating site Kindred Spirits ( As technology improves, searching for your perfect match online is becoming more sophisticated.Cost: Free For people who hate the forced feel of a first online date, Doing Something might be the answer.It lets you pick a match based on their date suggestion, whether it’s a sushi-making masterclass or rollercoaster ride.